Dr. Larry Nordyke Dr. Larry Nordyke Professor

Dr. Ellis L. Nordyke teaches microbiology and laboratory, biochemistry and laboratory, medical microbiology and laboratory, and immunology and laboratory. His research areas include molecular biology and microgeography of colubrid snakes.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Biophysical Sciences - University of Houston (1972)
  • Master of Science - Biology - University of Houston (1970)
  • Bachelor of Science - Biology - University of Houston (1968)

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